(DrydenWire) -- The U.S. Marshals have arrested a fugitive, Geway Braman, on an arrest warrant for homicide charges filed against him in Polk County Circuit Court regarding the 2017 death of an infant.
A press release from the U.S. Marshals states that on April 6, 2023, Braman was arrested in Phoenix, Arizona.
Originally the Polk County Sheriff’s Office requested assistance from the U.S. Marshal’s Service with locating and arresting Braman in the Minneapolis, MN area.
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The U.S. Marshals Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force-Madison adopted the warrant on March 31, 2023, and subsequently, new information was developed indicating that Braman was possibly in Phoenix, AZ at his sister’s residence.
Surveillance was established on the residence by the USMS Fugitive Task Force in Arizona, and on April 6, 2023, when Braman and his sister were observed returning to the residence, Braman was taken into custody without incident.
Braman is charged with Class B Felony 1st Degree Reckless Homicide, and Class D Felony Neglecting a Child (Consequence is Death). The charges were filed regarding the death of a 7-month-old infant who died from blunt head trauma, according to the U.S. Marshal’s press release.
Online circuit court records show that Braman and another individual, Jamie L. Williams, were previously charged with Class D Felony Neglecting a Child (Consequence is Death) in March 2019.
The cases were scheduled for a jury trial in February 2023, however, at a motion hearing on February 16, 2023, both cases were dismissed upon the motion of Polk County District Attorney Kemp.
At the time of this post, no new charges are located in online court records for Williams.
DrydenWire will post updates on this story as new information becomes available.
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